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The beach is the place to be. July’s hot weather this summer beckons people to a place to jump into the ocean, sound or pond to cool off. Now...

By LYNNE IRONS What’s up with the salmonella on tomatoes? I have several thoughts on the subject. Bear with me as they are somewhat...

Researcher Will Speak About Osprey on Island Rob Bierregaard began researching osprey on the Vineyard in 1969. Since then, he has been...

Morning glory hallelujah! Walt Whitman might have sung the praise of this flower since he noted that “a morning glory at my window satisfies me...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL The commercial striped bass season began this week with a whimper. The fishermen are out hunting for this highly...

Friday, July 11: Sunny and warm. Tiger lilies and daylilies are in full bloom in a Vineyard Haven backyard. The sky is deep blue in the...

Scientists and naturalists working on and near the Vineyard worry that recent reported sightings of great white sharks near the Island will...

Tonight’s full moon resides in the zodiacal constellation Sagittarius and has a companion. The bright planet Jupiter is nearby. The two are a...

Last Tuesday, Janice Perrin stood in her West Tisbury kitchen frantically packing. She had a reservation to leave the Vineyard that evening,...

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